American Born Chinese
Normal Price: $21.58
Your Price: $19.42 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.16! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.97 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days, Not for Xmas
American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
Book DescriptionGene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. Jin Wang starts at a new school where he's the only Chinese-American student. When a boy from Taiwan joins his class, Jin doesn't want to be associated with an FOB like him. Jin just wants to be an all-American boy, because he's in love with an all-American girl. Danny is an all-American boy: great at basketball, popular with the girls. But his obnoxious Chinese cousin Chin-Kee's annual visit is such a disaster that it ruins Danny's reputation at school, leaving him with no choice but to transfer somewhere he can start all over again. The Monkey King has lived for thousands of years and mastered the arts of kung fu and the heavenly disciplines. He's ready to join the ranks of the immortal gods in heaven. But there's no place in heaven for a monkey. Each of these characters cannot help himself alone, but how can they possibly help each other? They're going to have to find a way if they want fix the disasters their lives have become. American Born Chinese is a 2006 National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature, the winner of the 2007 Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album: New, an Eisner Award nominee for Best Coloring, a 2007 Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, and a New York Times bestseller. "
Buy American Born Chinese book by Gene Luen Yang from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780312384487
Paperback / softback
(208mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Gene Luen Yang
At Home in Exile, Paperback (November 2016)
This book traces Dr. Jeung's remarkable life and ministry among the poor in the slums of East Oakland. Despite their impoverished conditions, Jeung and the community discovered the Kingdom of God in new and powerful ways, as well as how Jesus speaks to Christian exiles.
Superman, Hardback (October 2016)
Superman is forced to join a super-fight club - and the stakes couldn't be higher. The Man of Steel must make a fateful choice. Can he risk exposing himself to the one thing that could save him? Later, Superman and Wonder Woman lead an army of gods and monsters against Vandal Savage and his deadly spawn.
Superman TP, Paperback (October 2016)
Superman's biggest secret - his true identity - has remained safe until now. What will happen when the big secret is revealed?
Avatar: The Last Airbender - Smoke and Shadow Library Edition, Hardback (October 2016)» View all books by Gene Luen Yang
Collects Avatar: the last air bender--smoke and shadow parts 1 through 3.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about American Born Chinese book by Gene Luen Yang and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Gene Luen Yang
Gene Luen Yang began drawing comic books in the fifth grade. In 1997, he received the Xeric Grant, a prestigious comics industry grant, for Gordon Yamamoto and the King of the Geeks, his first comics work. He has since written and drawn a number of titles, including Duncan's Kingdom (with art by Derek Kirk Kim), The Rosary Comic Book, Prime Baby and Animal Crackers. American Born Chinese, his first graphic novel from First Second, was a National Book Award finalist, as well as the winner of the Printz Award and an Eisner Award. He also won an Eisner for The Eternal Smile, a collaboration with Derek Kirk Kim. Yang lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he teaches high school.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.